more options than most law schools
WMU-Cooley Law School offers some of the most flexible scheduling options of any law school in the nation.
Traditional J.D. Program
Students attend law school full-time for almost three years (32 months), attending classes two terms per year and receiving one term off per year. Learn more about WMU-Cooley's Traditional Program here.
2-Year J.D. Accelerated J.D. Program (year-round)
Attend classes five days per week for two years (24 months). Learn more about WMU-Cooley's 2-Year Accelerated Program here.
3-Year Part-Time J.D. Program (year-round)
Attend law school part-time for three years (36 months). Learn more about WMU-Cooley's 3-Year Part-Time Program here.
4-Year Part-Time J.D. Program (year-round)
Attend law school part-time for four years (48 months). Learn more about WMU-Cooley's 4-Year Part-Time Program here.
5-Year Part-Time J.D. Program (year-round)
Attend law school part-time for five years (60 months). Learn more about WMU-Cooley's 5-Year Part-Time Program here.
Blended Weekend J.D. Program (10 weeks on campus; 4 weeks of live, remote on-line learning)
On-campus classes are scheduled mornings and afternoons on Saturdays and Sundays, and last for 3 hours each. The live on-line learning sessions are offered during weeks 6, 8, 10, and 12 of each semester. Students can enroll in 6, 9 or 12 credits each semester and have the option to complete their entire legal education taking classes only on the weekend (10 weeks in-person, 4 weeks online), or a combination of weekend and evening classes (evening required courses are in-person only). Learn more about the Blended Weekend J.D. Program.
Advance your J.D. degree with a Graduate LL.M. degree. Online and classroom options. Learn more about WMU-Cooley's LL.M. programs here.